Jason Antoon has been cast in NBC’s comedy pilot Downwardly Mobile starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman. The multicamera Downwardly Mobile centers on Rose (Barr), the proprietor of a mobile home park and surrogate mother to the unique people who live there in a challenging economy. Also cast in the pilot are teens Kendra Jain and Hector Duran. Antoon, repped by Bauman Redanty and Shaul and Viking Entertainment, will play Wendell, the stay-at-home Dad of his and Sheila’s (Romy Rosemont) wild child daughter, Skar (Jain). Duran will play Ricky, a shy and timid but sweet 13-year-old boy living in the trailer park who Rose takes under her wing.
Andrew Leeds, who is recurring on Bones, has been cast in a guest starring/recurring role on the CW drama pilot Cult, which centers on Skye (Jessica Lucas), an inquisitive young production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult. After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, she joins Jeff (Matt Davis), a journalist blogger whose brother was among those gone missing, in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating crimes seen on the program in real life. Leeds, repped by TalentWorks, will play Kyle, the network Creative VP recently assigned to Cult.
Krista Allen has joined the Canadian soap The LA Complex, which was picked up by the CW. In a major recurring role, she will play Jennifer Blake, an A-list movie star. Allen is with KSR and Marv Dauer Management.
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